Ageing and learning in Australia : Arguing an evidence base for informed and equitable policy

Cuthill, Michael, Buys, Laurie, Wilson, Bruce, Kimberley, Helen, Reghenzani, Denise, Kearns, Peter, Thompson, Sally, Golding, Barry, Root, Jo, & Weston, Rhonda (2016) Ageing and learning in Australia : Arguing an evidence base for informed and equitable policy. Current Aging Science, 9(3), pp. 1-17.

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Abstract

Given Australia’s population ageing and predicted impacts related to health, productivity, equity and enhancing quality of life outcomes for senior Australians, lifelong learning has been identified as a pathway for addressing the risks associated with an ageing population. To date Australian governments have paid little attention to addressing these needs and thus, there is an urgent need for policy development for lifelong learning as a national priority. The purpose of this article is to explore the current lifelong learning context in Australia and to propose a set of factors that are most likely to impact learning in later years.

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ID Code: 95566
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Ageing, learning, Australia, older adults, policy
DOI: 10.2174/1874609809666160506122322
ISSN: 1874-6128
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
Copyright Owner: © 2016 Bentham Science Publishers
Deposited On: 15 May 2016 23:21
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2016 23:00

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